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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
(a) A vehicle located on public property illegally;
(b) A vehicle left on public property without being moved for three days;
(c) A vehicle located on public property in such a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to the movement of pedestrian or vehicular traffic on a public right-of-way;
(d) A vehicle that has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of that property for more than 48 hours;
(e) A vehicle from which the engine, transmission, or differential has been removed or that is otherwise partially dismantled or inoperable and left on public property;
(f) A vehicle that has been removed by a towing service or a public agency upon request of an officer enforcing a statute or an ordinance other than this subchapter, if the impounded vehicle is not claimed or redeemed by the owner or the owners agent within 20 days after the vehicle’s removal; and
(g) A vehicle that is at least three model years old, is mechanically inoperable, and is left on private property continuously in a location visible from public property for more than 20 days.
(2) The storage of any vehicle which shall not have attached to it a current and valid license plate shall be held prima facie to be an abandoned vehicle.
(Ord. 2017-1, passed 5-16-2017) Penalty, see § 90.99